Rapid decline and extinction of a montane frog population in southern Australia follows detection of the amphibian pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis
GR Gillespie, D Hunter, L Berger, G Marantelli
Animal Conservation | WILEY | Published : 2015
Funding was provided by the Department of Environment, Water and Heritage, Australia, and the Department of Environment and Primary Industries, Victoria. The research was carried out under research permits RP 94-063 RP-95-120 and RP 96-187 from the Department of Environment and Primary Industries, Victoria, and A1350 from NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service, and Animal Experimental Ethics Committee approval Nos. 115/94 and 96/002 (AEC, Department of Environment and Primary Industries, Victoria). Assistance with data collection was provided by G. Hollis, S. Fickling and M. Scroggie. Assistance and advice on analyses in R were provided by B. Phillips. M. West provided comments on the paper.